Dec 17, 2016

The Tori no Ichi Market - a fair that brings luck to the household

The Tori no Ichi Market - a fair that brings luck to the household

"Otori-sama". Tori no Ichi Market, will be held on December 15 at Otori Shinto Shrine, Higashi-Matsuyama-City, Saitama.  
/ Tori no Ichi is a fair held on the "days of the bird" in the month of December.
People gather from far and wide to buy the lucky kumade (bamboo rakes) which are believed to "rake in" good luck.  
/ "Tori no hi" is the date that corresponds to 'Tori' (the Cock) in the dating method that applies each of eto (the twelve Chinese zodiac signs) to each day of the year.  











# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161215saitama.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.higashimatsuyama-kanko.com/13.html













お酉さま(酉の市) 大鳥神社 (埼玉県東松山市日吉町)

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